The Wagner Seahawks (2-7) will be at home in the Spiro Sports Center when they square off with the Army West Point Black Knights (5-5). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 21, 2019.
Army West Point Black Knights at Wagner Seahawks Odds Preview
In the Black Knights’ last matchup, they defeated the Buffalo Bulls, 89-76. With 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, Army West Point’s Lonnie Grayson had a good performance. The Black Knights, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 18.7, had an absurd mark of 36.4 and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.625 (above their season average of 0.523).
The Seahawks are hoping for a better outcome after their 74-60 loss to the La Salle Explorers in their last game. Alex Morales was Wagner’s leading scorer with 17 points on 6-for-15 shooting. La Salle had a free throw rate of 0.472 (above their season average of 0.199). Wagner, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (14.0 vs. 15.9).
Dating back to last season, Wagner has done a great job of getting to the charity stripe. They rank 25th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.261), but Army West Point has been among the best in the NCAA at keeping opponents off the line (ranking 46th by allowing a FTA rate of 0.183).
Army West Point Black Knights vs. Wagner Seahawks ATS Prediction
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Army West Point, ATS Winner – Army West Point, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Black Knights average 6.3 steals per game, which ranks 99th in the country. The Seahawks rank 156th in steals allowed per game (6.4).
Army West Point ranks 14th in assists per game (16.0) while Wagner ranks 202nd in assists allowed per game (12.8).
The Seahawks rank 95th in three pointers attempted per game (25.3) while the Black Knights rank 247th in three pointers allowed per game (24.7).
Wagner averages 36.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 104th in the NCAA. Army West Point ranks 189th in rebounds allowed per game (36.8).